Now just a few weeks until the opening ceremony, opinions diverge whether or not Burma has prepared well enough for hosting the SEA Games. Expectations of gold medals are high, as is pressure on the athletes.
Even though the growth index is positive in Burma, the country’s economy is still driven by entrepreneurs who have connections to those in power. A recent World Bank report warned that conditions were ripe for high inflation. The latest DVB Debate discussed measures to tackle the Burmese economy.
This week’s DVB Debate raises the issue of public health care in Burma.
The increasing number of cars in Burma is causing severe traffic jams and congestion. Now experts are trying to find a solution to the traffic problem, which also addresses the environmental situation.
After more than five decades of censorship, the art scene is blooming in Burma and artists enjoy a newfound freedom. But now, disagreement exists about the role art should play in society.
DVB Debate asks: are conditions right in Burma for refugees to return home?
DVB Debate discusses the obstacles that stand in the way of the next generation’s path to success.
DVB Debate discusses what needs to be done to reform Burma’s failing education system.
DVB Debate asks, should there be a greater representation of women in positions of power?
With netizens flocking daily to sites such as Facebook, DVB Debate discusses whether social media is good for Burma.
At a time when Burma is navigating its way through a democratic transition, is it appropriate to give the press free reign or should the media be regulated until the country is more stable?